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Sergey
Bolshakov
Russian FederationRussian Federation, RUS
Swimming

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
06 June 1988
Height
192 cm
Weight
88 kg
Residence
Izhevsk, RUS
Occupation
Army, Athlete
Languages
English, Russian
Higher education
Sport Studies - Udmurt State University: Izhevsk, RUS

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age nine in Izhevsk, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
His mother encouraged him to take up the sport.
Club / Team
Central Sports Army Club [CSKA]: Russia
Name of coach
Elena Nurgaleyeva, RUS, from 2010; Alexander Solokhin, RUS

International Debut

Year
2007
Competing for
Russia
Tournament
World Cup

General Interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a bronze medal in the 10km at the 2011 World Championships in Shanghai, People's Republic of China. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2017)
Injuries
At the end of 2007 he was involved in a car accident and broke his jaw. (udm.business-class.su, 10 Mar 2008)
Awards and honours
He holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 29 Dec 2017)
Famous relatives
His mother is a Master of Sport in swimming. (Athlete, 21 Mar 2014)
Ambitions
To compete in the 25km at the 2019 World Championships in Gwangju, Republic of Korea. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2017)